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Marin Family Action News

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07.12.15: Updated Project - Steps-2-Stability for ages 17 to Adult
07.10.15: Hamilton Block Party: August 22, 2015
06.26.15: Hamilton Movie Nights Schedule: 1st and 3rd Fridays of July and August
05.12.15: New Project - Six Element Sports for Grades 1 through 7
03.18.15: Neighborhood Safety: Disaster Resilience Workshop, Unity in Marin, Hamilton, Novato
2014-2015: Youth Financial Literacy Jamboree Schedule
12.25.14: Annual Holiday Gift Giving
08.23.14: Hamilton Annual Block Party
2014: Hamilton Movie Nights Schedule
12.25.13: U.S. Bank Holiday Gift Program
09.21.13: Hamilton Block Party overview and images
12.23.12: Neighborhood S.A.F.E. Winter Newsletter 2012
08.04.12: Hamilton Block Party 2012
10.18.11: Marin's third-quarter foreclosures dip 5 percent, Will Jason, Marin IJ
12.15.10: Marin Family Action at Holiday Heroes Event at ATT Park (and the video on YouTube)
11.16.10: Attorney Michael Pines: Savior Or Scam Artist?, NBC Bay Area
10.24.10: Foreclosure Disputes Hit Marin Count System, Will Jason, Marin IJ
10.07.10: Marin Borrowers Unite Against Mortgage Firms, Amir Efrati, Wall St. Journal
10.05.10: A "Typical" Day in the Mortgage Business, Faces of Foreclosure
05.29.10: Marin Family Action, Kyle Cashulin, Pt. Reyes Light
10.20.09: Defaults Keep Growing, Marin Independent Journal
09.28.09: Events Draw Thousands Hoping to Keep Homes, San Francisco Chronicle/SF Gate
08.25.09: Benefit to Help Families Facing Foreclosure, Marin Independent Journal
04.22.09: Marin Foreclosures Up 38% from Last Year, Marin Independent Journal
04.02.09: Group Plans Financial Program for Students, Marin Independent Journal
04.02.09: Marin Family Action Youth Financial Literacy Jamboree
03.18.09: Best of the North Bay, The Bohemian: Marin Family Action named Best Nonprofit
12.27.08: Struggle to Fight Foreclosure, Save Homes, Marin Independent Journal
(An odyssey of frustrating phone conversations . . . )
12.10.08: Marin Community Foundation provides $750,000 for local programs: $40,000 to Marin Family Action
08.12.08: Facing Foreclosure? Here's Help. Jim Staats, Marin Independent Journal
(Manny Fernandez, Marin Family Action)
04.25.2008: Financial literacy program starts, Tamalpais Union High School District.
02.27.08: Struggle to Fight Foreclosure, Marin Independent Journal: Manny Fernandez, executive director of Marin Family Action, said regardless of changes, the process to help mortgage holders remains "a broken system" of unreceptive mortgage companies, improper dispersal of federal bailout funds and little real help.
03.23.07: Marin District Attorney's Office participating in pilot program:
Financial Skills for Novato High School students


Neighborhood S.A.F.E.

Neighborhood SAFE Annual Event.Marin Family Action's Neighborhood S.A.F.E. program started in Novato, Marin County, California with a multi-pronged approach at creating safe and friendly environments in our neighborhoods.

The program in Novato has the support of dozens of members of our community, including Marin County Supervisor Judy Arnold and features an Annual Block Party, Movie Nights, Neighborhood Watch Programs, and a Holiday Christmas Program.

Click for a Neighborhood S.A.F.E. Schedule of Events for 2015

Steps-to-Stability: Financial Literacy for Ages 17-to-Adult

Financial Literacy Workshop.Understand and stabilize your finances through our Steps-2-Stablity workshops.

Controlling your budget is the first step to reducing stress and fulfilling your dreams. Becoming aware of your expenditures is needed because of confusing information in this economic climate.

Our workshops are designed to assist with making solid financial decisions with the goal of avoiding economic stress. One of the first things to ask before making any purchase is "Do I really need that?"

Please check back for our 2015-2016 Schedule.